California, United States
Growing perennial crops
Established in 1882, Spottswoode is a family-owned historic vineyard and winery in the Napa Valley renowned for its elegant, balanced Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. After purchasing this singular Estate in 1972, the Novak family embarked on a sustainable path in 1985 with the introduction of organic farming. They have accelerated their environmental efforts ever since, to include solar, biodynamics, biodiversity, membership in 1% for the Planet, to name a few. As a multi-generational, agriculturally based business, Spottswoode is dedicated to addressing climate change through industry and community leadership, with the stated goal of inspiring others to join in these efforts. They are the first winery in Napa Valley to achieve B Corp certification, illustrating their commitment to the natural environment, to their community and to their employees.
Overall B Impact Score
Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.
What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.
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